TechSpring

TechSpring Calendar of Events

In addition to providing conference services and co-working space, TechSpring hosts a variety of events. Themes center around hot topics in healthcare and, these events are a space and a forum for making cool connections, experiencing the collision of ideas, and learning.

Attendees range from independent healthcare professionals, product developers, innovators, community members, and include Baystate Health staff.

Feb
07

Investor Office Hours

09:00 AM @ Investor Office Hours @ TechSpring in Springfield, MA
Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Investor Office Hours gives entrepreneurs a chance to meet with angel investors who have experience with early-stage investing. Entrepreneurs will learn about funding sources in Western Massachusetts, what angel investing is and what it isn't, who it's for, and how to determine if it's right for their startup. Office Hours are unstructured discussions and involve no decisions about funding.

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These sessions have limited seats, so register early. Due to space constraints, we ask that a maximum of two representatives per company attend. Sessions begin with a presentation by a private investor on the basics of early-stage funding and the typical investment process. Following this, each entrepreneur will meet one-on-one with an angel investor, who will provide feedback on the business venture and answer questions about the angel investing process. 

RSVP HERE to ATTEND


Please note that attending an Office Hours session does not guarantee your company will be considered for funding by any of the angel investors or groups they are associated with. This is not a screening session and you are not pitching for funding. 

What is covered during the Investor Office Hours?

  • How to determine appropriate sources of funding for your opportunity
  • How to present yourself to investors
  • How to match your business to funding sources
  • What investors look for
  • Your questions about the funding process
  • Confidentially discuss your opportunity

Schedule

A typical schedule is as follows:

  • Funding Overview (9am to 10am)   Everyone attends 
  • Slot 1 (10am to 10:30am)  Individual break out session
  • Slot 2 (10:30am to 11am) Individual break out session
  • Slot 3 (11am to 11:30am) Individual break out session

Each entrepreneur will be assigned a time slot at 10am, after the Funding Overview, to meet one-on-one with an angel investor. All participants attend the 9am funding overview presentation and may then have to wait for their one-on-one time slot

RSVP HERE  


Feb
08

February's Tap into TechSpring

05:00 PM @ TechSpring in Springfield, MA
Thursday, February 08, 2018

Join us for our monthly open-house networking event called Tap into TechSpring.  

We are a vibrant innovation community of technologists and healthcare professionals working together to solve the very real challenges in healthcare today. We do this over food, beer and good cheer.

Mark your calendars, it is always the second Thursday of each month from 5-8pm.  

What’s on Tap?  


Feb
09

Pop Health Meetup Brown Bag Lunch

12:00 PM @ Pop Health Meetup/Brown Bag Lunch @ TechSpring in Springfield, MA
Friday, February 09, 2018

Join us for an open door meetup to increase visibility and communication around projects that bridge the clinical-community divide as we work together to define and implement "Population Health" in Western Mass.  

Primary audience: anybody actively working on projects that benefit the health of the Western Mass population and involve some level of coordinator or collaboration with healthcare providers. 

This meetup has been created in collaboration between BHN, Partners for Healthier Communities, Baystate, and TechSpring. Come join us ...

Brown Bag Lunch 


Feb
09

Pop Health Meetup Brown Bag Lunch

12:00 PM @ Pop Health Meetup/Brown Bag Lunch @ TechSpring in Springfield, MA
Friday, February 09, 2018

Join us for an open door meetup to increase visibility and communication around projects that bridge the clinical-community divide as we work together to define and implement "Population Health" in Western Mass.  

Primary audience: anybody actively working on projects that benefit the health of the Western Mass population and involve some level of coordinator or collaboration with healthcare providers. 

This meetup has been created in collaboration between BHN, Partners for Healthier Communities, Baystate, and TechSpring. Come join us ...

Brown Bag Lunch 


Feb
10

Passionate Problem Solving Workshop

10:00 AM @ Passionate Problem Solving Workshop @ TechSpring in Springfield, MA
Saturday, February 10, 2018

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Baystate Health, TechSpring and the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at Elms College have joined forces to present this hands-on workshop. We understand there are challenges when working to solve problems, improve systems, and innovate technologies within the complex world of healthcare. This workshop will empower you to make meaningful changes within your environment by identifying key stakeholders, communicating effectively, and implementing processes that will move your ideas from concept to reality.

FREE! 4 CEU's. Space is limited. If interested, CLICK HERE to begin the enrollment process.  

 

ELMS COLLEGE: FREE Courses Available to Workshop Attendees

ELMS COLLEGE MBA in HEALTHCARE INNOVATION

Cultivate entrepreneurial thinking working with cross-disciplinary teams focused on innovation.

The Elms College MBA in Healthcare Innovation is focused on providing students with the complex skill set needed to create innovative healing environments while transforming healthcare systems locally, nationally, and internationally. Students have the opportunity to collaborate with nurses, medical professionals, and business innovators focused on creating new products, practices, and services in this rapidly changing field.

 

You have the opportunity to EARN 6 FREE CREDITS TOWARD YOUR BA, BS or MBA in Healthcare Innovation!

Individuals that attend the workshop are eligible for FREE enrollment in the following courses offered by the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at Elms College (12 seats available).

Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3 CREDITS course begins March 26, 2018

Work in teams to identify real-world problems in the healthcare system, and conduct stakeholder and market analysis to identify possible solutions. You will examine the forces that critically impact healthcare innovations for several business models; consumer-focused, technology-driven, and consolidations. You will also receive an introduction to the Lean Launchpad methodology and business model canvas. Teams work to develop their recommendations and present their proposals, using peer-assessments to explore entrepreneurial opportunities and evaluate the viability of their plans.

Lean Launchpad for Healthcare and Life Sciences 3 CREDITS course begins July 11, 2018

The Lean Launchpad for Healthcare and Life Sciences teaches innovators, entrepreneurs, clinicians and scientists how to assess whether their idea or technology can serve as the basis for a new venture. The focus of the course is on the end-user (the prospective customer), where you must validate your idea by implementing it into a real-world setting. This class helps students and their teams with the following:
• Gathering data essential to customer purchases or end-user behavior before doing the science
• Defining clinical utility now, before spending millions of dollars
• Identifying financing vehicles before they’re needed
• Assessing regulatory risk before you design and build.

APPLY NOW only 12 seats available for FREE tuition! Nancy Davis: davisn@elms.edu or 413-265-2239   

(Free tuition not available for Doctor of Nursing students.)

 

Become a leader in today’s evolving healthcare environment!

 

Elms College

CENTER for ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP

291 Springfield Street, Chicopee MA 01013

www.elms.edu/CEL


Mar
07

Investor Office Hours

09:00 AM @ Investor Office Hours @ TechSpring in Springfield, MA
Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Investor Office Hours gives entrepreneurs a chance to meet with angel investors who have experience with early-stage investing. Entrepreneurs will learn about funding sources in Western Massachusetts, what angel investing is and what it isn't, who it's for, and how to determine if it's right for their startup. Office Hours are unstructured discussions and involve no decisions about funding.

  money_jar_pic.jpg

These sessions have limited seats, so register early. Due to space constraints, we ask that a maximum of two representatives per company attend. Sessions begin with a presentation by a private investor on the basics of early-stage funding and the typical investment process. Following this, each entrepreneur will meet one-on-one with an angel investor, who will provide feedback on the business venture and answer questions about the angel investing process. 

RSVP HERE to ATTEND


Please note that attending an Office Hours session does not guarantee your company will be considered for funding by any of the angel investors or groups they are associated with. This is not a screening session and you are not pitching for funding. 

What is covered during the Investor Office Hours?

  • How to determine appropriate sources of funding for your opportunity
  • How to present yourself to investors
  • How to match your business to funding sources
  • What investors look for
  • Your questions about the funding process
  • Confidentially discuss your opportunity

Schedule

A typical schedule is as follows:

  • Funding Overview (9am to 10am)   Everyone attends 
  • Slot 1 (10am to 10:30am)  Individual break out session
  • Slot 2 (10:30am to 11am) Individual break out session
  • Slot 3 (11am to 11:30am) Individual break out session

Each entrepreneur will be assigned a time slot at 10am, after the Funding Overview, to meet one-on-one with an angel investor. All participants attend the 9am funding overview presentation and may then have to wait for their one-on-one time slot

RSVP HERE  


Mar
08

March's Tap into TechSpring

05:00 PM @ TechSpring in Springfield, MA
Thursday, March 08, 2018

Join us for our monthly open-house networking event called Tap into TechSpring.  

We are a vibrant innovation community of technologists and healthcare professionals working together to solve the very real challenges in healthcare today. We do this over food, beer and good cheer.

Mark your calendars, it is always the second Thursday of each month from 5-8pm.  

What’s on Tap?  


Apr
04

Investor Office Hours

09:00 AM @ Investor Office Hours @ TechSpring in Springfield, MA
Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Investor Office Hours gives entrepreneurs a chance to meet with angel investors who have experience with early-stage investing. Entrepreneurs will learn about funding sources in Western Massachusetts, what angel investing is and what it isn't, who it's for, and how to determine if it's right for their startup. Office Hours are unstructured discussions and involve no decisions about funding.

  money_jar_pic.jpg

These sessions have limited seats, so register early. Due to space constraints, we ask that a maximum of two representatives per company attend. Sessions begin with a presentation by a private investor on the basics of early-stage funding and the typical investment process. Following this, each entrepreneur will meet one-on-one with an angel investor, who will provide feedback on the business venture and answer questions about the angel investing process. 

RSVP HERE to ATTEND


Please note that attending an Office Hours session does not guarantee your company will be considered for funding by any of the angel investors or groups they are associated with. This is not a screening session and you are not pitching for funding. 

What is covered during the Investor Office Hours?

  • How to determine appropriate sources of funding for your opportunity
  • How to present yourself to investors
  • How to match your business to funding sources
  • What investors look for
  • Your questions about the funding process
  • Confidentially discuss your opportunity

Schedule

A typical schedule is as follows:

  • Funding Overview (9am to 10am)   Everyone attends 
  • Slot 1 (10am to 10:30am)  Individual break out session
  • Slot 2 (10:30am to 11am) Individual break out session
  • Slot 3 (11am to 11:30am) Individual break out session

Each entrepreneur will be assigned a time slot at 10am, after the Funding Overview, to meet one-on-one with an angel investor. All participants attend the 9am funding overview presentation and may then have to wait for their one-on-one time slot

RSVP HERE  


Apr
12

April's Tap into TechSpring

05:00 PM @ TechSpring in Springfield, MA
Thursday, April 12, 2018

Join us for our monthly open-house networking event called Tap into TechSpring.  

We are a vibrant innovation community of technologists and healthcare professionals working together to solve the very real challenges in healthcare today. We do this over food, beer and good cheer.

Mark your calendars, it is always the second Thursday of each month from 5-8pm.  

What’s on Tap?  


May
02

Investor Office Hours

09:00 AM @ Investor Office Hours @ TechSpring in Springfield, MA
Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Investor Office Hours gives entrepreneurs a chance to meet with angel investors who have experience with early-stage investing. Entrepreneurs will learn about funding sources in Western Massachusetts, what angel investing is and what it isn't, who it's for, and how to determine if it's right for their startup. Office Hours are unstructured discussions and involve no decisions about funding.

  money_jar_pic.jpg

These sessions have limited seats, so register early. Due to space constraints, we ask that a maximum of two representatives per company attend. Sessions begin with a presentation by a private investor on the basics of early-stage funding and the typical investment process. Following this, each entrepreneur will meet one-on-one with an angel investor, who will provide feedback on the business venture and answer questions about the angel investing process. 

RSVP HERE to ATTEND


Please note that attending an Office Hours session does not guarantee your company will be considered for funding by any of the angel investors or groups they are associated with. This is not a screening session and you are not pitching for funding. 

What is covered during the Investor Office Hours?

  • How to determine appropriate sources of funding for your opportunity
  • How to present yourself to investors
  • How to match your business to funding sources
  • What investors look for
  • Your questions about the funding process
  • Confidentially discuss your opportunity

Schedule

A typical schedule is as follows:

  • Funding Overview (9am to 10am)   Everyone attends 
  • Slot 1 (10am to 10:30am)  Individual break out session
  • Slot 2 (10:30am to 11am) Individual break out session
  • Slot 3 (11am to 11:30am) Individual break out session

Each entrepreneur will be assigned a time slot at 10am, after the Funding Overview, to meet one-on-one with an angel investor. All participants attend the 9am funding overview presentation and may then have to wait for their one-on-one time slot

RSVP HERE